Our Team

We are the most professional, exacting, prompt, reliable, and thorough Virtual Assistants in the business. Whether you need us to be the face of your start-up company or help with just a few tasks, we can efficiently complete your business and personal to-do's whether you live in town or across the globe. We provide everything from business operations support and administrative assistance to project management, as well copywriting services.  



Sharyn Richardson is the founder and principal at The Knowmadic Assistant and has over 15 years of administrative and operational experience in many industries, ranging from finance to tech to marketing.  Having worked for Fortune 500 companies in NYC, as well as start-ups and non-profits, she is highly versatile and knows what it takes to run a world-class organization.  In addition, Sharyn possesses two Master of Arts degrees and has a background in film production and writing. She has lived in 3 different continents and traveled to over 15 countries.   Sharyn's background in the media arts empowers her to creatively problem-solve your day-to-day challenges, so you can focus on the big picture.  She is also a mother and understands the value of personal and family time. That's why she meticulously takes care of all the little details, so you can spend more time enjoying and less time planning. Sharyn currently lives in Austin, TX.



krizia Cerda

Krizia was made in America with Cuban and Spaniard parts. She grew up in the Sunshine state, and later ventured to the Golden State to pursue an athletic career. Krizia attended California State University Long Beach on a full-ride, Division 1, Water Polo Scholarship, while competing on the USA Women's National Team.  Krizia has extensive experience with administrative work and truly enjoys helping people let go of the reigns, allowing them to be more able to tap into the work they truly want to focus on.  Krizia's expertise is in heavy scheduling, inbox and calendar management, all tasks related to travel (booking, itineraries, research), organization and content creation. She can accomplish any task thrown her way, due to her willingness to continue learning new things, while having a knack for problem solving and paying great attention to detail. Krizia spends most of her free time outside exploring, swimming, kayaking, fishing or just relaxing on the beach. She has a passion for all things creative, which she often expresses in projects involving Interior Design, Wedding/Event Planning, Art, Culture, Learning a new Trade and DIYing.




Brandon Van Niekerk is a thorough researcher with a breadth of knowledge and experience in various industries. Prior to joining The Knowmadic Assistant team, his professional history includes a role as Education Director at the National Atomic Testing Museum (NATM) in Las Vegas, as well as several years of experience as an Executive Assistant to busy entrepreneurs, high-level executives, and CEOs, including the Co-Founder of AV Music Group and the CEO of Entelo.  In his free time, Brandon enjoys hiking at Red Rock National Park, reading, binge watching Netflix, and listening to the immersive albums of Kate Bush.  He has been fortunate to travel to many exciting places including South Africa, Palau, London, and Holland.  Brandon graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas with a Bachelor’s degree in English.



What We Do


Here are just a few of the things We do:

Scheduling and calendar management

Travel research and booking

Product research and purchases

Event planning and organizing

Data entry

Proofreading and editing

Social media management

Inbox management

Wordpress editing


Blog writing

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